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WEBINAR INVITATON: Sacred Ground Fall Kickoff with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Thursday, September 1, 2022

For: Sacred Ground facilitators and participants—and all Episcopalians interested in learning more about this dialogue series on race.
 

Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m. ET

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Climate Change Conference

Wednesday, August 24, 2022


Take Action on Climate Justice

Apply to be a member of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's delegation
to the 2022 U.N. climate change conference (COP27)

 
Who? All Episcopalians over 18 are invited to apply--particularly members of Black and Indigenous communities, people of color, LGBTQ+ Episcopalians, Episcopalians from communities on the frontline of climate change, and Episcopalians with disabilities

Where? In person in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, or online in virtual meetings

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Labor Day Parade

Monday, August 22, 2022


LABOR DAY PARADE!
 
Since 2010 about 40-50 of us have walked in the Labor Day Parade 
to show solidarity with NYS farmworkers and advocate for their rights!
Please join us on
Monday, September 5!
 
We will meet on Sibley Place, on the corner of East Avenue,
between 10:30-11:00 a.m.  
 Streets close at 9:30 a.m. for those being dropped off.
Please help pass the word!  Attached are flyers in English and Spanish!

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Equipped to Care registration

Thursday, August 18, 2022


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Bishop's Writing / Enews August

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Despite the difficulties presented by the Covid pandemic, our General Convention met this summer in Baltimore, followed by the Lambeth Conference in London. Both of these gatherings made decisions that will impact our common life.

The decisions of the General Convention will roll out over time, and we will deal with several matters at our upcoming Diocesan Convention. Two decisions of the General Convention seem likely to impact us in important ways.

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Reorganization

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Dear Friends,

I want to take a few minutes to talk with you about the diocesan staff, particularly about the Diocesan Deans. We have very good people serving us, and I want to make clear that what follows is not a critique of anyone’s work.

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